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LeadingAnswers: Estimating Agile Projects...Or Not
There has been a debate raging since 2012 about the use and value of estimates on agile projects. It has spawned the #NoEstimates hashtag, a website, a book and countless blog posts and conference presentations.

Developer diligence can’t be the only safeguard for your software. You absolutely need quality assurance. Here’s how good QA can save you money, and what you need to know to find a good fit for your QA team.

It would be an understatement to say that project managers have had to deal with a lot of change this year. We are still far from the end of the pandemic, but in those areas where they have successfully flattened their first waves, some companies are starting to encourage their staff to return to the office.

Find out what you should be doing before your sprint planning meeting even starts so that you can help make the next sprint successful.

What we are listening to
In this podcast, Ricardo discusses 5 aspects that could explain why some intellectually gifted professionals have such a hard time working in teams. 

What we are reading
Radical candor is the sweet spot between managers who are obnoxiously aggressive on one side and ruinously empathetic on the other.